Haven't made any winter sports plans yet, but you are starting to get the itch to ski? Then choose a wonderful short ski break. You can spend a few days skiing and snowboarding in beautiful surroundings. If you don't want to travel too far, then the ski resorts in Germany are highly recommended. If you prefer to be higher up in the Alps, then the ski resorts in Austria and France are the perfect choice.
Do you want to have a winter nice break? Then go on a short winter sports holiday. The smaller ski resorts are ideal for a weekend or midweek winter sports. These areas also offer enough variety in types of pistes, so both beginners and advanced skiers can ski and snowboard to their heart's content.
Most ski resorts are perfect for short ski breaks. During your winter sports weekend, you can enjoy all the luxury that the holiday home has to offer. There are also several day passes available, so you can choose how many days you want to ski for. During your mini trip, you will certainly want for nothing.
If you are looking for a short winter sports holiday, we suggest that you don't travel too far. Such lovely days are better spent on a perfectly prepared piste. The winter sports area of Winterberg is highly recommended. This area is located relatively close to the Netherlands and has all the elements in place for a perfect short ski break. You will find a total of 27 kilometres of pistes, with 14 kilometres of blue pistes, 12 kilometres of red pistes and 1 kilometre of black pistes. The area is perfect, especially for little snow lovers. There is a children's area near Herrloh where they are entertained with winter games and fun ski lessons. With the Wintersport Arena Card, you have access to the surrounding ski areas of Winterberg because it is part of the Wintersport Arena Sauerland. This gives you access to a total of more than 62 kilometres of varied pistes. Felberg is another German ski resort that is perfect for a weekend or midweek winter sports break. In this area, you have access to 26 kilometres of pistes, which are suitable for both beginners and advanced skiers.
If you prefer to spend your winter sports holiday in France, then the French ski resort of La Bresse is the perfect base for a short ski break. Thanks to its small scale and child-friendly facilities, the area is especially popular with families with children. The area has 31 kilometres of pistes which are suitable for both beginners and advanced skiers. Would you rather spend your weekend in the Alps? Then it is best to fly. The ski resorts of Wildschönau and Fügen can be reached from Innsbruck airport within 30 minutes. Are you ready for your short ski break?
A cosy chalet or an authentic group house covered in snow really completes the perfect picture. Whether you stay close to the slopes or in the middle of the village, Belvilla's holiday homes have all the facilities you need. Lots of villages offer entertainment for partygoers and peace seekers alike.
During your short ski break, you'll find a wide choice of accommodation. Every village has small and large holiday homes. How about a typical Austrian chalet, a spacious German group house or a lovely French apartment? Whether you are travelling with the whole family or with a small group, the possibilities are endless.
In almost every ski village you will find many shops, bars and restaurants. Most restaurants serve delicious local dishes, which will have you licking your lips. If you prefer to cook for yourself during your winter sports weekend, the local supermarkets sell excellent products. If you go skiing for a weekend or a midweek break around Christmas, there are also lovely markets in the villages with delicious mulled wine and beautiful winter decorations.
If you want to enjoy some après-ski after skiing, then a winter sports weekend in Austria is highly recommended. The party starts early on and around the slopes. In the afternoon, you can enjoy listening to fun music in the cosy mountain huts. In the evening, partygoers move to the bars in the valley, and then they crawl into bed in the middle of the night or early in the morning. Of course, a number of villages in Austria also offer wonderful accommodation for those looking for peace and quiet. The French ski resorts are not as well-known for their exuberant après-ski. However, even during your short ski break, it is wonderful to stay here with all the snug cafes and bars.
During your winter sports weekend, you don't have to spend every day on the slopes. In many ski areas you can also go tobogganing, ice skating, cross-country skiing and winter hiking. For little snow lovers, there are fun activities organised in the children's area, so you can enjoy the short ski break with no worries
Almost all ski resorts have a toboggan run. Some are a bit longer and others a bit faster, but there is tobogganing fun for everyone. The Austrian Bramberg has 14 kilometre-long toboggan run. As well as being the longest toboggan run in the world, the track is also floodlit in the evening. That means plenty of tobogganing fun during your winter sports holiday. In addition to tobogganing, most ski areas are also perfect for fun sleigh rides with the whole family.
If you prefer to spend the whole day skiing, then you can choose to take a beautiful cross-country skiing trip through the area. A number of cross-country trails are located high above sea level so that you can enjoy beautiful views while you are cross-country skiing. The areas in Germany and Austria are perfect for a day or afternoon of cross-country skiing. As well as all the trails, there are also great, well-trodden hiking paths in many areas. If you put on your snowshoes, you will find places that you would probably never discover on your skis.
Many ski resorts are ideal for families with children. There are special children's areas, where little snow lovers can learn to make their first turns. They are also entertained with fun winter games. A number of ski areas, such as Winterberg, have special children's lifts or drag lifts so that they can get up the hill safely.
In the evening, you can relax by the fireplace in your holiday home or in the spa. Many areas have a number of spa facilities, such as a sauna, a massage room or an infrared cabin. So you can relax your muscles a little.